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    51 Stylish Dresses To Help Get You Through Spring And Into Summer

    Dresses, because pants are the worst.

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    1. A gorgeous flowing maxi dress you'll rule everyone's Instagram feeds with.,

    Promising review: "I loved the colors. This dress is quite comfy, very easy to pack for international travel (doesn’t take up much space), playful, and fun, but easy to wear with tights for a warmer outfit. This was the perfect combination of fun and adventurous and was a great 'outing' dress to travel with." —Addyson Burke

    Get it from Amazon for $29.89+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in nine prints).

    2. A 100% cotton boho-inspired embroidered baby doll dress — it'll quickly become a staple in your wardrobe rotation.,

    Promising review: "I've worn this dress multiple times when I just needed something to throw on. It is quite short so if you know you will be outside or doing a lot of sitting/standing etc., wear some bike shorts under it. Overall super cute and super comfortable!" —Bianca v

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S–2X and seven colors).

    3. A flowy and ruffled baby doll dress you can perfectly pair with your favorite over-the-knee or ankle boots.,

    Promising review: "Love it! Great quality and a perfect look. I am buying it in another color." —BRANDI D WALKER

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and in seven colors).

    4. A button-down swing dress that'll look SO good alone or layered with your favorite denim jacket.,

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I love this dress so much. It fits so well. I love that it has pockets. Perfect for the spring and summer. I'm going to order a few more." —Nikki

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 35 prints).

    5. A stunning and truly investment-worthy Ni En More Sewa dress designed in a bright pink color made from Cochineal (the shell from female lice that live on cactus), roses, and Palo de Brazil bark. Each dress is individually colored with the botanical dye and then a flower compost is used to help create the imprints.

    A model wearing the Sewa dress
    Ni En More

    Ni En More creates sustainable pieces to empower women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. They use education, craft, and fashion as their instruments to create a political resistance and spread a message that dignifies the struggle against violence towards women, without re-victimizing.

    Get it from Ni En More for $300 (available in sizes S–L).

    6. A comfy, lantern-sleeve tie-front mini dress everyone will want to borrow.,

    Promising review: "I love this dress. I bought this to wear for my 39th birthday and boy I couldn’t have gotten a better outfit for the occasion. Received a ton of compliments and I will definitely be purchasing more in other colors. Material is on point and the color was dead on!! I definitely recommend this dress!!" —LadyHarden7

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 30 colors).

    7. A super comfy cutout midi dress that has elastic waistbands, a flowy skirt, and is totally lined.

    Beginning Boutique

    Get it from Beginning Boutique for $89.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and in black, white, or floral print).

    8. A cotton floral embroidered dress so you fit right in during your next tropical inspired virtual happy hour.,

    Promising review: "There's a lining that extends to approximately the upper thigh (I'm 5-foot-6) and a few hook and eyes for a better fit in the upper bodice, or breast area (it seems most manufacturers just don't go to the trouble of including these extra items). They give allowance for different breast sizes, which can make ALL the difference! The bodice also leaves an option for a cami to show through, or to adjust the amount of skin you're comfortable with showing. I ordered my normal size and it fit SO perfectly! Love the long flowing sleeves and the embroidery, it's done tastefully. I ordered it during the Utah winter thinking of wearing with jeans or leggings, possibly as a cape or layering item, but it's definitely more of a dress, sewn together all around. I've been wearing it during winter as a dress with tall boots, as long as I know I won't be out in the cold long. Can't wait to wear it this spring and summer!" —MyaChelle

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in five colors).

    9. An eyecatching and relaxed fit FARM Rio midi dress that's made of 100% organic cotton, plus the brand donates a tree for every order.

    A model wearing the Under The Sea Midi Dress
    FARM Rio

    FARM Rio was brought to life by a group of creatives from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a mission to bring bold colors, prints, and shapes to life for everyday wear.

    Get it from FARM Rio for $265 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    10. A super-soft ruffle-sleeve cotton dress that just might be prettier than anything else in your closet.

    A model wearing the dress in blue

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Super pleased with this purchase. The material is heavy and feels luxurious. Really good buy — the pattern and material are perfect! Very pretty and feminine looking. Highly recommend this dress to anyone considering purchasing it!" —WhoAmI

    Get it from Amazon for $38.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and in three colors).

    11. A flowy ruffled-hem dress you're ::best Rick Astley voice:: never gonna give up, never gonna put down, and that's never gonna make you cry, never gonna tell a lie, and hurt you.,

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress — it fits perfectly and it's so adorable. The first day I wore it I got so many compliments and it was so comfortable. It was nice to wear as a dress or even a long shirt with leggings. The color is really cute too. I definitely recommend it and will probably buy more in different colors!" —Jasmine Ball

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 12 colors)

    12. An off-the-shoulder midi dress that'll have you looking like the lead in a rom-com.

    A model wearing the midi dress in pink

    Get it from Boohoo for $22 (available in sizes 12–24 and in five colors).

    13. A ruffled, smocked bodice open back stunner that just might be the dress of your vacationing dreams.


    Promising review: "I have been wanting this same dress from Free People but it was $118. I was leery about this considering it was much cheaper in cost but it is PERFECT! Keep in mind you can't wear a bra with it and if you are larger busted (I'm small, an A cup) then it may fit totally different. It's thin and lightweight but with skin-colored undies, I had no problem with lines or visibility. I'm considering buying it in another color 😍" —Bullitt02797

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 24 colors).

    14. A soft tie-dye maxi dress, because who said tie-dye was a thing of the past? Not me! Well, not me recently!,

    Promising review: "I purchased this last-minute for a weekend road trip. Loved the fit, lots of compliments!" —TKGRIERRRR

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 20 colors/prints).

    15. A fanciful Just Female frock that's made of recycled polyester and has a super elegant sheen to it.

    Lisa Says Gah

    Lisa Says Gah is an awesome women-owned boutique based out of San Francisco, California, that's filled with all of your closet's wildest fashion dreams.

    Get it from Lisa Says Gah for $168 (available in sizes XS–L).

    16. A flowy long-sleeve swing dress to have the perfect outfit for every buffet you set up in your own kitchen.,

    Promising review: "I have been looking for a simple burgundy dress for my brother's wedding coming up, I spent a good three months trying to find one and failing, in my most desperate of hours I decided to scour Amazon, this wasn't my first choice and I was very hesitant about this dress but the reviews were pretty convincing and they sounded genuine. I took a leap of faith and ended up buying it — it has exceeded my expectations by a landslide! It's soft and comfortable, true-to-size, it's light but it has a stretchier heavy feel, it makes my ample chest look amazing but it also doesn't make me look like a tent (busty girls know that issue when wearing loose clothing. Also, a bonus, it doesn't overstretch on my boobies), it's a beautiful red wine color (surprisingly accurate to the photo), and it has a lovely flow when you walk and twirl! And that asymmetrical look? It tastefully exposes my thigh tattoo! All in all, lovely dress that can be dressed up and down!" —larissa

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 47 colors).

    17. A long-sleeve swinging faux wrap dress available in so many great prints — but this charcoal and red floral print is my personal favorite.

    A model wearing the wrap dress in charcoal/red

    Promising review: "I searched through about 300 'cocktail dresses with long sleeves' options before finding this gem! The material is great, stands up to wrinkles/long car rides, and doesn’t cling at all. The cut is (really) low so I got some skin/fabric tape to close it up. I got the large — a medium would probably have been too short. I love it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in 17 prints).

    18. A charming yellow sundress designed with lace appliques at the chest and hem for that perfectly whimsical touch.


    Get it from ModCloth for $119 (available in sizes 0–26W).

    19. A flowy but fitted ruffled wrap dress you can take from your kitchen to your living room to your virtual hangout with ease.,

    Promising review: "Usually I find that the clothing off Amazon doesn’t always fit well but this dress fit basically perfectly! It is pretty true-to-size. The fabric does not have any stretch at all so you want to be sure to order the right size. Also, the color is a little more vibrant than the picture on the site." —Tori H

    Get it from Amazon for $20.98 (available in sizes S–XL and in nine colors).

    20. A fantastically casual faux-wrap style V-neck dress with long enough sleeves to have your shoulders and arms covered, but not so long that you can't rock it when the summer heat returns.,

    Promising review: "I love love love this dress. I wore it for Easter this year and got so many compliments. My ONLY complaint is the boob area. However, this was only a complaint on Easter when I would have liked to have been more modest. I had to pin the dress in the cleavage area to make sure the girls were covered. Since then I have bought another dress in a different color and am excited to wear them this summer! BUY THIS DRESS. If you’re second-guessing whether or not to buy it, BUY IT." —Rhianna Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 19 colors).

    21. A super easy henley midi dress you can just throw on whenever you want.

    A model wearing the dress

    Get it from Loft for $69.99 (get an additional 70% off when you use code SOCUTE, available in standard and petite sizes XXS–XXL and in 14–22).

    22. A charming open-back dress designed with a V-neck, lantern sleeves, and just enough swing in the skirt to have you twirling into people's hearts.


    Promising review: "This dress is super cute. Material is nice and not see-through." —Allison

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 30 colors).

    23. A ruffled flowy smocked-bust midi dress to give your wardrobe a classic look in the most comfortable way.


    Promising review: "So cute! The dress is exactly as pictured. Love the color. I was worried about the quality because it was so inexpensive, but it’s actually really nice and not see-through at all! Such a perfect dress for vacation!" —JP0811

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and in six colors).

    24. An adorable sweetheart neck mini dress casually designed with a smocked waist, ruffle hem, and in so many fun colors.,

    Promising review: "This dress is soo cute and the material is great for how cheap it is! I was so impressed by the quality. I ordered a size bigger than normal and I probably could have gotten my normal size but I wanted to have it a little longer so I could wear it to work!" —Gracyn Herman

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 13 colors).

    25. A sheer lace and floral print shirt dress you can wear in a million and one different ways — and trust me, you will!

    A model wearing the dress

    Promising review: "I absolutely love daisies and this dress did not disappoint. It fits true to size, has a see-through top layer and then a slip underneath. So excited to have added this to my wardrobe!!" —EJW1230

    Get it from Torrid for $49.07 (available in Torrid sizes 00–6).

    26. A simple and classic off-the-shoulder cotton maxi dress – it'll make you look like a bohemian goddess.,

    Promising review: "I am a sucker for dresses with pockets and when I saw this off-the-shoulder dress, I wanted it! If I wear it with flip-flops, it barely grazes the ground, but I'd rather that then too short or too long. There is a slit on each side of the dress. I like the soft cotton fabric, and it is a true navy blue. Super cute! I'm thinking of buying it in pink too!" —NSP

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S–M and in three colors).

    27. A tie-waist button-up maxi dress you can wear on your next vacation, or your next I-wish-I-were-on-vacation day.,

    Promising review: "I bought this dress on a whim and was a little skeptical about it. I have never received so many compliments on a dress before. I wore it on a trip to the Biltmore Estate with my husband and in-laws, and we honestly couldn't get through the day without someone stopping me every few minutes to ask where I got my dress or to tell me how gorgeous it was. It flowed beautifully on that windy day. I'm obsessed with it, I even bought two more in different colors. I highly recommend!!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 24 prints).

    28. A vintage-inspired A-line dress detailed with an adorable floral print and perfectly contrasting piping for that retro feel in an office-appropriate style.

    A model wearing the dress in Brick

    Promising review: "Bohemian look. Take it into colder months with tights and boots, but I'll wear it in summer with strappy nude sandals. Very meet-the-parents appropriate." —S.Shaffer Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).

    29. A twirl-worthy ruffled tie-neck dress you'll easily wear out and about running errands or to the office (when we finally go back).,

    Promising review: "I worried that this might be too sheer, but its double-fabric is done well, it's not heavy or clingy but it gives good coverage. It does fit a little high-waisted, but the style is very cute." —JenTee

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 12 colors).

    30. An investment-worthy Pepa Pombo midi dress handmade with 100% recycled, natural fabrics in Colombia.

    A model wearing Grandesa dress
    Pepa Pombo

    Pepa Pombo is a Colombian brand specializing in gorgeously luxe knitwear prints.

    Get it from Pepa Pombo for $586.08 (available to be custom made for you).

    31. A ruffled sleeve maxi dress you'll look like a total stunner in with a deep-V, high slit, and wrap design.

    A model wearing the dress in tangerine

    Promising review: "It’s a quality dress for the price. It’s lightweight and the material doesn’t feel heavy when wearing it. I ordered a large based on reviews and I think I should have ordered a medium instead. I’ll still wear it though, it just fits a little loose. It's a beautiful pattern." —Kyra

    Get it from Amazon for $28.79+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 18 colors).

    32. A summer-worthy halter dress that won't break the bank — your backyard vacation won't know what hit it.,

    Promising review: "I bought this dress for Coachella. The skirt is a little see-through but it’s cute, I wore a leopard bathing suit bottom under and it was sexy. The details are cute and it looks just like the Free People dress." —Brooke Murray

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 23 colors).

    33. A super pretty floral print cami midi dress designed with a tie-back detail that makes it perfect for hotter temps but throw a denim jacket over it and bam! It's just as good for cooler nights.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $29.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X and XS–XL).

    34. A layered ruffle off-the-shoulder midi dress perfect for all your shimmying needs.

    Promising review: "Ohhhh my goodness, I have been RAVING about this dress ever since I got it. It’s so comfy and the top stays up so it never needs constant readjusting like other off-the-shoulder clothing. It looked great in photos! It closely matches the color in the pic. I also appreciated that I really didn’t need to steam it at all, which was surprising considering it came folded up tightly. Highly recommend for spring/summer weddings, vacation, etc.!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in four colors).

    35. A super comfy ruffle shoulder swing dress so you can stay comfy all night long.

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in yellow

    Promising review: "Love everything about this dress! The color is vibrant, the material is versatile, and the flutter sleeves are adorable! I ordered a medium because I was weary on the sizing but I definitely could have fit a small! The medium just gives me a little extra flow though, so I’m still happy!" —India Aust

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 13 colors).

    36. An absolutely perfect ruffled tie-neck little black dress you can also get in red — because maybe you have enough LBDs.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress. My favorite part about it is the double ruffle detail on the hem. Perfect for a date night or holiday party." —The Fabulous

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and in four colors).

    37. A flowy, ruffled, V-neck swing dress — basically, it'll be comfy enough for your dinner plans and dressy enough to not get you judged by your opinionated relatives.


    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Love this dress, modest enough to wear for work but cute enough to wear every day! I'm petite so I would say it runs a bit bigger than I'd prefer but it is still super cute! Also, this exact dress is being sold at other boutiques for three times the price!" —Emily Seils

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in seven colors).

    38. A whimsical square neck midi dress I'd argue is just fancy enough for a night in Bridgerton.


    Get it from Express for $70 (available in sizes S–L and in two colors).

    39. A gorgeous polka-dot halter dress that's *technically* a summer dress but honestly, it's just so chic you should buy it now and just layer it up!

    A series of photos showing a model walking around in the dress

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "This dress is perfect. So feminine, so fun, so cute! The fabric is really nice, flowier than I thought, and it just fits really well." —Eugenia Trujillo

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in five colors).

    40. A ruched crew-neck T-shirt dress that'll look amazing dressed up with heels or down with your favorite sneakers.

    A model wearing the dress in black

    Promising review: "Really cute dress! The one I received is not lined but the material is soft and not very see-through. I wore nude-colored undies and you couldn’t see a thing. If you are looking for a slightly looser fit then size up. The ruching on one side does wonders for shaping my waist and the pink color is gorgeous! The price is just right and much cheaper than other versions I’ve seen online. There are other versions from different sellers on Amazon at $20–$22 but the quality on this one is excellent and I’m glad I ordered it." —MizLis

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 16 colors).

    41. A tie-front, keyhole midi swing dress perfect for that spring brunch date or your next tropical vacation.,

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I was afraid this dress wouldn’t fit but I wanted to give it a try anyway. I’m a size 16, typically an XL shirt, and my bust is a 38DD. I want this dress in every color! The bust ties are VERY stretchy. I hope to get it in every dark color." —Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 37 prints).

    42. A ruffly mini denim dress that's just the pick-me-up you need for your once-a-week adventure out of the house.

    A model wearing the dress in blue

    Promising review: "I am soo happy with my purchase. The material and fit are really soft and comfortable. I would definitely recommend it. It is also true to size." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in sizes 4–12 and in two colors).

    43. A slit-front midi dress, because sometimes you need to show a little leg.

    A customer review photo of them wearing the dress in black

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this dress! It fits perfectly and the color is just like the picture. It is constructed like a wrap dress so the two sides flow independently and open up all the way to the waist — it's definitely risky. I used a tiny safety pin to tack the edge down to the fabric underneath it (about halfway between the waist and knee). It is worth the trouble to me because I love the dress." —Alicia Dujets

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 38 colors).

    44. A puff sleeve ruched waist A-line dress that'll have you spinning like you're the star of a musical number in a Disney film.


    Promising review: "I really needed some new dresses for work and I’m super happy with my purchase of this one. I usually wear a size large, so I ordered the size 10 and it fits me perfectly. The detail on this dress is so cute. I love the fabric. I'm super happy with my purchase. I feel so pretty in this dress!" —MelB

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and in eight styles).

    45. A ruffle-sleeve polka-dot midi dress you can easily layer under a cozy cardigan or pair with your favorite booties.,

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Based on the reviews, I ordered a size up for the chest area to not be too tight but I found it runs true to size. I love the polka dots, and the style of the dress is exactly what my grandma (who was born in 1918) used to wear when I was a kid in the '80s. The fabric is not see-through." —CK

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 13 colors).

    46. A loose-fitting gingham swing dress with pockets for all those mornings when you can't get your life together and figure out what you should wear.

    A model wearing the dress in blue

    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "This dress is so well made! It fits just like my other babydoll cut dresses, it’s just sleeveless. I wore it today with some wedges and a belt clinching the waist. But you could go without a belt for a more free-flowing look. I am so impressed with the quality of the dress, the underslip that’s sewn in, and the price. Great spring/summer dress to add to any wardrobe!" —Amanda M.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98 (available in S–XXL and in 10 colors).

    47. A stretchy bodice, tie wrap midi dress made of a super-soft material perfect for wearing for hours and hours.

    A model wearing the dress in dark blue

    Promising review: "Fits well! Just make sure to tie your knots very tight." —Adam Hutton

    Get it from Amazon for $22.98 (available in sizes S–L and in five colors).

    48. A gorgeous striped yellow high-low cold shoulder wrap dress with a waist tie belt and just enough ruffles for all those feathers.

    A model walking in the wrap dress
    4Twenty4 Boutique

    4Twenty4 is a Black women-owned boutique based out of Seattle, Washington.

    Get it from 4Twenty4 Boutique for $46.40 (available in sizes S–L).

    49. A strappy bodycon mini dress you should probably have in your closet — in the event of a fashion emergency.,

    Promising review: "I am OBSESSED with this dress! It is hot hot HOT!!! It’s super comfortable!" —JJSchmal

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 13 colors).

    50. A super-basic sleeveless T-shirt dress — everyone needs one of these, it's just a fact so you should stop fighting it.,

    Promising review: "Great purchase for the price. Just what I was looking for! Comfy summer dress for any occasion. Being a momma, I'm always looking for things just like this. You can dress it up or down and it has pockets!! Can't get much better. Fit is perfect for me and it's like it was made just for me! Armholes are a little longer than most dresses but I like that for the summer so sweat marks don't show! Not see-through so great for any pair of comfy undies. Cute with a belt and also cute with none." —B&E Worthington

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 26 colors).

    51. And a delightful floral print Calvin Klein midi dress designed with a short sleeve, round neckline, and gently flared silhouette.

    A model wearing the midi dress
    Calvin Klein

    Get it from Calvin Klein for $45.17 (available in sizes 14W–22W).

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